PANOS Brands Acquires Smoked Salmon Company

May 16, 2024
The Santa Barbara Smokehouse specializes in producing premium smoked salmon products for foodservice and retail customers.

PANOS Brands LLC has acquired The Santa Barbara Smokehouse (SBS) business, a company that produces smoked salmon for foodservice and retail customers.

PANOS expects to bring SBS products, which are differentiated in the marketplace and produced in a smokehouse burning full logs over an open fire kiln, to expanded markets in foodservice and retail, the announcement noted.

This acquisition by PANOS is its second of 2024, with the company having purchased Tessemae’s Salad Dressings & Condiments in January. PANOS Brands is a consumer food products company that manages a portfolio of specialty food brands. The company’s name is an acronym reflecting its mission to provide “Premium, Authentic, Natural, Organic and Specialty” foods throughout the world.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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